Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
for the battleground states. >> we'll see you then. people who lost their homes in super storm sandy are trying to salvage what they can as they brace for the possible noreaster. a million people remain without power one week after the storm. >> commuting is difficult with gas shortages and mass transit problems and now another storm heading to the area. one homeowner who barely made it out alive. >> reporter: good evening. there are so many people in this hard hit community who have lost absolutely everything they own. this afternoon we spoke to one man who clung to life but using his roof top as a life raft. he holds up one of the few possessions he didn't lose. >> my military uniform. >> the father of two survived a wrack and 9/11. but the water from the storm was almost too much. >> got close enough we didn't have to be in the water too long. a couple strokes. jumped from the dining room table on to the roof. stayed on the roof for about an hour. >> you floated out of here on your neighbor's roof. >> picked the home up off its foundation and dropped it back down about a half mile from here.
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
reeling from superstorm sandy and they're getting hit by that nor'easter tonight. theresa garcia joins us live from rockaway beach, new york. >> reporter: good evening, anita, and what you see now is snow and plenty of it. behind me the waves of the atlantic ocean, some of those waves are breaking at 8 to 10 feet and all along the new york and new jersey coastlines forecasters are saying the storm surge is expected to be around 3 feet. so couple both those together and you've got a big concern for coastal flooding. this nor easter is pretty typical this time of year, but what makes the big difference is how vulnerable this area is after superstorm sandy. snow started to fall at the top of the empire state building as the nor'easter blew into new york this afternoon. residents of a new jersey store neighborhood were evacuated aboard school buses as the storm damaged coast prepared for rain, snow, possible flooding and wind gusts over 50 miles per hour. >> i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie thanks first responder. inland towns
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
storm sandy. all but two have reopened. harrington manner and swallow falls remain closed. a total of 11 state parks had to be closed in the aftermath of sandy. >>> and the virginia department of transportation wants drivers and local leaders to know they are ready for the winter. vdot officials showed off new equipment in preparation for the severe weather that is probably on the way. one of those new tools, a web application that allows citizens to see how well their neighborhood is being plowed. >> once there's more than two inches of snow on the ground, that web application will be open to the public and the public will be able to see whether we started plowing in the neighborhood or whether plowing has been completed. >> that's if there is any snow. there may not be any. if there is, you can access the site. >> have we wiped up the drool yet? >> he's excited seeing the plows. >> that was pretty cool. >> he needs a winner. >> we're going to have winter outlook next wednesday. working on that now. >> give us a heads up. >> no, no. all under wraps right now. let's talk about something